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UK: New ministerial team, as Patel Appointed New Secretary of State for International Development

The Rt Hon Priti Patel was appointed Secretary of State for International Development on Thursday 14 July following Theresa May’s appointment as Prime Minister. International Development Secretary Priti Patel said: “I am delighted to have been appointed International Development Secretary by the Prime Minister and will make sure we invest...
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Home Secretary Pledges New Deportation Law

Home Secretary Theresa May is planning a new law to stop foreign criminals avoiding deportation, according to reports. She told the Sunday Telegraph that the actions of some immigration judges were “not acceptable” and that they were “subverting” British democracy. A new immigration bill will be published later this year,...
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Theresa May to split up UK Border Agency

Home Secretary Theresa May has said the UK Border Agency will be split in two following revelations that hundreds of thousands of people were let into the country without appropriate checks. She told MPs the UK Border Force would become a separate law-enforcement body with its own distinctive “ethos”. Mrs...
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